During the summer of , between the second and third seasons of The Hills , a scandalous rumor spreads in the celebrity media. Lauren Conrad and Heidi Montag have been best friends, but when Heidi starts dating Spencer Pratt he predictably comes between them. The most believable reality is that Spencer, seeing a ticket to money and fame in his penchant for instigating conflict, feeds gossip outlets the lie that Lauren and her boyfriend Jason have a sex tape. There was no Lauren Conrad sex tape, but the very idea posed a grievous harm. The audience for celebrity gossip can fill in for itself what one might look like. This imagined object is invested with volatile notions of propriety, privacy, and sexualized gender identity. Like pornography, a sex tape consists of images forbidden in other media genres. Like reality TV, a sex tape publicizes the everyday lives of real people.
Show of hands: Have you ever pulled a Pam Beasley? You know what I'm talking about: that episode of The Office when the receptionist, Pam, gets a virus on her computer because curiosity got the best of her and she tried to not only open and watch a celebrity sex tape online but also buy it. Yeah, that one. If you don't have your hand raised, be real. We've all done it. When it comes to celebrity sex tapes, there are a few that everybody knows about. But in reality, it seems like there are more stars who do have tapes than those who don't — men and women alike. And hey, we're not here to judge. We're simply a curious party. So we waded through the good, the bad and the almost to find out which famous sex tapes are the real deal.
Mimi Faust & Nikko Smith
What is it with reality TV and sex tapes? The VH1 stars claim the video was intended to be private but -- stop me if you've heard this one before -- it was somehow leaked. But not that many. Here's a look back at notable reality TV sex tapes -- and their aftermath. Mimi and Nikko might want to take note. The afterma th: The tape brought 2 million viewers to Vivid's website in the 12 hours after its premiere -- that's almost four times as many visitors as Kim Kardashian's tape garnered during it's initial online debut. The story: Hogan had sex on camera with Heather Clem, the ex-wife of his best friend, radio personality Bubba the Love Sponge. Then Bubba, presumably no longer a best friend, leaked the tape. The aftermath: Let's just say this one didn't break any porn-pirating records.
Fill out the form below, or call us at Celebrity sex tapes seem to be all the rage nowadays. While Kim K has beyond doubt the most searched-for porn of all time, there are quite a few other raunchy videos of celebrities showing off their desirability, flexibility, stamina, and sex skills or lack thereof. Because, apparently, sex tapes are a huge business. Generally, XXX tapes fall into two categories: the sex tapes starring relatively unknown celebrities that rise to stardom after the leak Kim Kardashian , and those that feature celebs who are already super popular Blac Chyna.